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ABC
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
his performance could blunt romney's move in the polls. the stage is being set in new york. the ring, if you will, for the next debate round. >> i think the stakes are enormous, particularly for the president. >> reporter: round one went to romney. the second round, biden got obama back in the fight, even if his overall debate with ryan was a draw. now, with round three just days away, this morning the candidates are in their corners. mitt romney in boston. the president in williamsburg, virginia taking three days off the campaign trail, not for golf, but debate practice. that's because after his first debate, the president watched the polls tighten in key battleground states with romney even moving ahead in virginia in one poll. >> how are you? >> reporter: team obama tells us the president will go after romney on his tax cut plans and his ideas for winding down the war in afghanistan. but in tuesday's debate, it will be audience members who will be asking the questions in the town hall format. >> he's got to be able to go on offense without being offensive to the audience. he's got
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
we'll see. >> some momentum for mitt romney in those national polls, the daily tracking national polls. he's definitely picked up. also has a lot more excitement with his crowds right now and it seems like it's re-energized his campaign but what i'll watch are those polls in the key battleground states like ohio, virginia, florida, colorado, those have to start closing up for mitt romney as well, so far they haven't, in fact, there is a new poll out this morning coming out of the university of denver showing barack obama maintains a four-point lead in colorado. >> and it is the battleground states where this race will be won. >> absolutely. >> very quickly, vice presidential race. any pest depth for a vice presidential debate impacting the trajectory of a race? >> not -- probably one of the most serious debate moments everywhere lloyd bentson took on dan quayle and said you're no jack kennedy but in the end george h.w. bush still won that race. >> george stephanopoulos, thank you very much. great to see you here on the set this morning. george has a big show this morning featurin
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
for the white house. mitt romney pulls into the lead in the latest poll. they had him behind eight points in mid-september. coming off his big debate win. and both president obama and mitt romney head to the crucial battleground state of ohio today. >>> also, more fallout from the nasty wedding brawl, all caught on tape. one of the guests is now charged. and new pictures of the bride just moments after the mayhem. look at that. >>> and we also are hearing the death threats with "dancing with the stars." big emotion for bristol palin, under so much strain right now. and mysterious white powder sent to her. we're going inside that story. >> that's strange. >>> let's get right to jerry sandusky. he's speaking out before his sentencing this morning, convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky still insists he's innocent. abc's jim avila has been covering this story from the start. he's outside the pennsylvania courtroom, where sandusky will appear later today. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. we expect from his attorneys and also from his public statement last
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
first debate. with romney moving ahead in virginia in one poll. >> how are you? >> reporter: team owe what tells us the president will go after romney on his tax cut plans and his ideas for winding down the war in afghanistan. in tuesday's debate, audience members will ask the questions in the town hall format. >> he's got to be able to go on offense without being offensive to the audience. he's got to go on offense and defend his vision, his path to where he'd take the country in the second term. >> i had a debate about a week ago. i did enjoy myself. >> reporter: as for romney, who is energized by the momentum and bigger crowds he's seen since the debate. our debate coach says, keep it up. >> i can't imagine he would get overconfident. he needs to do much of the same he did in the first debate. >> reporter: the big face-off set for tuesday night. the owe what campaign just announced it has more than 4 million donors this cycle. that's a presidential record. >> thank you, david. >>> let's bring in jake tapper for more. he's in washington filling in for george stephanopoulos on "t
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
stage tonight. so much at stake, as new polls show mitt romney closing the gap in key states. the president gave diane sawyer his advice for joe biden. >> i think joe just needs to be joe. >>> and breaking overnight, a body found. a grim discovery in the haunting case of what happened to 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. police ruling out her parents as suspects. now manhunt is on for a killer. >>> 30 days ago, i walked through these doors and i'm going home. i'm going home. >> homecoming. a huge milestone for robin on her road to recovery. finally leaving the hospital after weeks of grueling treatment. her doctors, friends and family cheer her on. and we have her message for everyone this morning. ♪ hey, hey oh, you feel it now ♪ amen, amen ♪ amen >> going home now! >> whoo! >>> and how is that for a start to the morning? [ applause ] wow. amen. amen, robin. we are so happy for you. everyone on team robin, so thrilled that you are finally home, waking up this morning, after so many weeks in the hospital. we're going to talk to robin's doctor, in just a little bit. we see those
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
month to go, a new race. national polls show mitt romney getting a real bounce out of the debate. >>> also ahead, we'll have the latest on the escalating meningitis outbreak. the number of cases more than doubling over the weekend to 91. dr. besser joining us with what you need to know right now. >>> and we have some big news for one of our family members, sam. [ applause ] >> over the weekend, do you want to tell us, or shall i? >> i got engaged. [ applause ] >> thank you. yeah, thank you very much. and the amazing response from folks all over the country was just incredible for us. and i thank you. and we'll talk about that. >> we have a wedding to plan. so excited, sam. we'll talk more about that coming up. >>> that's right, sam is leading off the show because we have freezing weather headlines with the freezing temperatures, look at that snow, so many people across the country, waking up to a big chill over the weekend. hundreds of record lows. sam, the man of the hour, has been tracking is overnight. >> good morning, amy, thank you very much. the chill this weekend, so cold,
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
mitt has everything to do with why he's been doing well in the polls. this is sort of a catch-22 for conservatives, right? mitt romney had to run as a severe conservative to get the nomination. now, he's trying to tack back to the center. and guess what? it works in the polls. centrist voters, swing voters, are looking for a candidate that is not representing the ideological extremes. it comes back to mitt romney as a flip-flopper. someone who is expedient when it comes to policy, whatever he needs to do to achieve a short-term political goal. it hasn't been exploited by the obama campaign yet. this is what he said before. this is what he said now. which time was he telling the truth? >> we'll see tuesday night. >> in your opinion, who stands to benefit more from a town hall-style format? >> the president draws more energy off crowds. this will be a beneficial arena for him. nondomestic issues, social issues, that puts mitt romney in a tricky spot reaching towards the center. >> john avlon, we appreciate it so much. tuesday night, we'll have the debate at 9:00 eastern with diane sawy
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
" poll reveals new strength for mitt romney. is new optimism boosting owe what? the president makes a special delivery and both men hunker down for tuesday's debate. >>> caught on camera. watch this stunning moment as this b.a.s.e. jumper swings over the edge of a cliff. it's over 3,000 feet down. wait until you see what happens next. >>> and -- >> wherever i go, there you are. >> brad pitt brings sexy back. one of hollywood's biggest superstars makes history in a breakthrough new role. how he's shaking up one of the classics. and how this has him smelling success. >> inevitable. >>> and good morning, everyone. robin at home recovering from her bone marrow transplant. lara is off. great to have elizabeth vargas here. >>> and a jump into history. look at that. four times higher than a passenger jet flies. he goes straight down. breaks the sound barrier. even he didn't know what would happen. once the jump began. >> and set a world record in the process. couldn't you have worked with a h hula hoop for a few years. >> he said you have to go really high up to understand how really small w
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and this morning, polls continue to show a surge for mitt romney. >> and listen to this story. it outraged me and everyone here all morning long. a young, 14-year-old girl. she inspired so many as a symbol of defiance against the taliban because she was promoting education among women. she is fighting for her life, after the taliban targeted her, gunned her down. she survived. and a team of surgeons extracted a bullet from her neck this morning. she is recovering. we'll have the latest on the story. >> one brave young woman. >>> we have to switch gears now. we want to show you a video we can't stop watching. how so many people are getting up close and personal with tigers. is it just wild encounter? or too close to nature? >> saw the alligator. >>> we have a guest today. ann romney will come in our second hour. >>> we're going to begin with the alarmliing arrest at l.a.x. the big question, how did he make it on that flight into los angeles in the first place? cecilia vega is here with more. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: this is a weird one. look at all of the weapons. it cou
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